A Hummingbird in the Flight - Critter 68

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
 We have 3 migration seasons of Hummingbirds in our areas, they are Spring, Fall and Winter migrations.

Fig 01 - Hummingbird flight close by wall.

If we have observed the Hummingbirds in Baton Rouge, Louisiana between middle of November to early March, then these Hummingbirds are considered as Winter migration of Hummingbirds.

There are several locations which well known for winter migration of this tiny birds. Some of them are:
- Baton Rouge
- Lafayette
- New Orleans

Fig 02 - A Hummingbird on the feeder.

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Fig 03 - A rural area, illustration

We recognize at least 5 (five) species of Hummingbirds as winter "special" visitors in our city, Baton Rouge, LA.

Fig 04 - A corner of the city, LA

The winter Hummingbirds in our areas are:
- Black-chinned Hummingbirds
- Broad-tailed Hummingbirds
- Calliope Hummingbirds.
- Buff-bellied Hummingbirds.
- Rufous Hummingbirds.

Fig 05 - Immature male Rufous.

We love to observe Rufous Hummingbirds since these tiny birds most frequently seen in this season.

Fig 06 - A hummingbird is flying.

What species of Hummingbirds in your areas?

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  1. What wonderful birds hummers are - we dont have any in Australia (or the UK!) so my changes of seeing them rely on travel - and I always get very excited when I see them!

    Hope all is well, Stewart M - Oakhill, Somerset.

  2. Great post! I have not seen any yet here in the midwest, but as warm as it has been..it should be soon.

  3. Wonderful to know. Thanks for the post. I didn't know there were so many different breeds of this bird.

  4. We love our humming birds! The most common one we see here in PA is the Ruby-throated bird. We feed them up to the end of Sept. Looking forward to their return!!

  5. I love watching these little birds. I was reading about them last year and I did not realize that they come back to the same area every year. Last year we had about 4 that were constant.

  6. I love these birds, so nice *-*
    And your post iis amazing like always, thanks for sharing
    Kisses ♥

  7. Thanks for sharing, it's interesting.

  8. Love the sweet hummingbirds, you are lucky to see the various hummingbirds and during those 3 seasons. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a great weekend.

    1. Thank you-
      A Hummingbird in the Flight - Critter 68
      We have 3 migration seasons of Hummingbirds in our areas, they are Spring, Fall and Winter migrations.

  9. It's such a treat to see a hummer. We have them here but don't see them often.